The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has said that the federal government has signed a policy to tax first class and business class air tickets alongside other luxury goods.She made this known on Thursday morning during a live Facebook video chat with Nigerians.
According to her, the tax burden in Nigeria is not been shared fairly between the rich and the poor.
She said that high net worth people in Nigeria are able to evade tax because they do not get their monies deducted at source.
The Minister said: “We signed something yesterday on luxury goods; champagne, brandy, whiskey, wine, jewelry, high-end jewelry.
“We’ve signed something that will bill access charge on first class and business class tickets, we are just doing the final parts of the implementation and we also want to try and amend the tax payer book on high end cars, luxury cars”
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